The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 550 510 464
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 40 53 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 48
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£363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Communications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Communications Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Communications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Communications Manager across the England region.

Communications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Communications Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 23 £363 -3.33% 5
South East -21 5 £400 +0.62% 3
North West -13 2 £258 -14.16%
West Midlands -18 1 £300 +40.18%
East of England - - - - 3
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Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title.

1 21 (24.71%) Marketing
2 20 (23.53%) Finance
3 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
5 15 (17.65%) Project Management
6 10 (11.76%) Intranet
6 10 (11.76%) Change Management
7 9 (10.59%) Banking
7 9 (10.59%) IP Telephony
8 8 (9.41%) Social Media
8 8 (9.41%) Unified Communications
8 8 (9.41%) Avaya
8 8 (9.41%) PBX
9 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
10 6 (7.06%) Acme Packet
10 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.88%) CRM
11 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
11 5 (5.88%) Digital Media
11 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (4.71%) Content Management
12 4 (4.71%) Degree
12 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
12 4 (4.71%) Publishing
13 3 (3.53%) PRINCE
13 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
13 3 (3.53%) CMS

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.53%) CMS
1 3 (3.53%) Drupal
1 3 (3.53%) WordPress
2 2 (2.35%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.53%) Acrobat
2 3 (3.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.53%) InDesign
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Intranet
2 9 (10.59%) IP Telephony
3 8 (9.41%) Unified Communications
3 8 (9.41%) PBX
4 2 (2.35%) VoIP
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) Broadband
5 1 (1.18%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.18%) DSL
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) HTTP
5 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (24.71%) Marketing
2 20 (23.53%) Finance
3 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.59%) Banking
5 4 (4.71%) Publishing
5 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.53%) Retail
7 2 (2.35%) Advertising
8 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.18%) Front Office
8 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) HTML
1 2 (2.35%) CSS
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Social Media
2 5 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.53%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Windows
1 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (17.65%) Project Management
3 10 (11.76%) Change Management
4 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.88%) CRM
7 4 (4.71%) Content Management
7 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.53%) Web Development
8 3 (3.53%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.53%) ERP
8 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 2 (2.35%) B2B
9 2 (2.35%) Supply Chain Management
9 2 (2.35%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.35%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.35%) Strategic Management
9 2 (2.35%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Avaya
2 6 (7.06%) Acme Packet
3 3 (3.53%) Adobe
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
4 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco
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